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This comprehensive course will teach you everything you need to know to ace your Part 107 Drone Pilot Test with engaging video presentations and simple, clear explanations. You'll gain the knowledge you need to pass your exam the first time—guaranteed. This KING course will have you feeling confident and prepared quickly—and at an affordable price. You'll have access to your course within minutes
Video Instruction Gives You The Big Picture
The key word when it comes to being a "drone pilot" is pilot—when flying drones, not only must you understand the Part 107 regulations, you also need to know a significant amount of the same core subjects pilots flying airplanes need to know and fully understand. Each video lesson will hold your interest and make learning easy and exciting.
You'll be Ready to Take the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Knowledge Test—the Required Exam You Need to Pass to Get a Remote Pilot Certificate.
You deserve the best training and you will get the best because having a course that simplifies the complex FAA subjects areas will make learning them a breeze.
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Reading about these subjects in a book is often frustrating and challenging. Watching the KING course, presented to you in HD video with special animation and images is a much more engaging experience; it's like having a classroom in your own home.
This course is the result of a collaboration between the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and King Schools. AUVSI is the world's largest unmanned systems nonprofit organization. Serving more than 7,500 members from government organizations, industry and academia, AUVSI is committed to fostering, developing, and promoting unmanned systems and robotics technologies.
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Through intimate video instruction, you´ll learn directly from John and Martha King. Their clear, simple and fun teaching style has made aviation learning accessible to hundreds of thousands of pilots world-wide. You´ll remember their vivid and often humorous presentations for years to come.
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Pass your FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Knowledge Test—Guaranteed or your money back.
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This course is self-paced with the minimum study time of 10 hours and the average study time being 15-17 hours.
Fly Your Drone Legally!
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has Authorized Non-Recreational Drone Operations
There are two sets of rules depending on the type of operation. The requirements for who may operate the UAV are different for each type of operation.
Group 1 - Rules for Commercial Operators/Private Citizens
This set of rules applies to individuals or commercial enterprises who are not employed by, or working for a governmental agency. The rules apply any time you are operating a drone in the furtherance of a business even if there is no direct compensation.
Group 2 - Rules for people who are working for Government agencies
This set of rules is for people who fly drones for government entities (local, state and federal government agencies) regardless if they are employees or contractors.
Government agencies may operate under either Part 107 regulations or obtain a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the FAA that outlines the specific conditions that they have to follow to fly a drone including pilot certification.
What does all this mean?
Since August 29, 2016, most pilots operating a small UAS for non-recreational purposes must either hold a FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate with a Small UAS Rating or be under the direct supervision of a person who does hold a Remote Pilot Certificate (the remote Pilot In Command). To qualify for a Remote Pilot Certificate, you must:
All applicants will be vetted by the TSA and you must be 16 years or older. Part 61 Pilot Certificate holders may obtain a temporary remote pilot certificate immediately upon submission of their application for a permanent certificate through the FAA's IACRA site. For more details on the new FAA Part 107 drone regulations go to https://www.faa.gov/uas/
Having a Remote Pilot Certificate is a great accomplishment and the key that will open many doors for those who wish to earn income by flying a drone.
Reaching your goal of flying drones (UAS) will be a life changing experience—At King Schools, it's our mission to help ensure your success. KING and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) have a five year comprehensive agreement that will ensure your drone training will be comprehensive and up to the latest FAA testing standards.
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Yes, in addition to the Federal Regulations, you will need to be aware of and follow any relevant state and local laws for the area you intend to operate your drone.
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The course is self-paced. We believe it will take a minimum of 10 hours of study with the average being 15-17 hours.
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The advantage of having a home study course is you can repeat any lesson over and over again. You can always call or send us feedback about concepts or questions for further clarification.
Once you pass your initial test, you will be required to pass a recurring exam every 24 months.
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